Ron Raether, leader of Troutman Pepper’s Privacy + Cyber Industry Group, was interviewed in the April 26, 2023 BankInfoSecurity article, “Protecting CISOs From Taking the Blame.”

“Just like a CISO, a general counsel might be seen as the individual that is a cost center, that says ‘no’ to projects and is seen as an impediment to revenue generation or product functionality,” he said. “Being able to bring in these resources together to act unanimously is going to help instill some of those cultural changes that are needed to reduce the overall risk profile of an organization.”

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Ron leads the firm’s Privacy + Cyber team. Drawing from nearly 30 years of experience, he provides comprehensive services to companies in all aspects of privacy, security, data use, and risk mitigation. Clients rely on his in-depth understanding of technology and its application

Ron leads the firm’s Privacy + Cyber team. Drawing from nearly 30 years of experience, he provides comprehensive services to companies in all aspects of privacy, security, data use, and risk mitigation. Clients rely on his in-depth understanding of technology and its application to their business to solve their most important challenges — from implementation and strategy to litigation and incident response. Ron and his team have redefined the boundaries of typical law firm privacy and cyber services in offering a 360 degree approach to tackling information governance issues. Their holistic services include drafting and implementing bespoke privacy programs, program implementation, licensing, financing and M&A transactions, incident response, privacy and cyber litigation, regulatory investigations, and enforcement experience.